Facing Sado island, Niigata is often called the ‘City of water’ because of the two rivers owing through it, its position next to the Japan Sea, its many wetlands, and the canals that used to run through the old town. Skirting the coast, the route from Niigata to Akita with the Limited Express Inaho
has the same theme.0 KM - AKITA station68 KM - 0H54 - KISAKATA station
From Kisakata and for 40 km, you will have beautiful views to the left of the mountains in Chokai National Park. One of them is Mt. Chokai
(2236 m), a semi-dormant volcano known as the Mt. Fuji of Akita. As the train enters Yamagata Prefecture, mountains give way to the coast, with views out to sea on the right.105 KM - 1H26 - SAKATA station
A large port town located at the mouth of the Mogami-gawa River.